Big Resume

2002 Silver Medal “Arts, Sciences, and Letters”

Couronne par L’a Academie Francaise.
Paris, France



EDUCATION

 
1997 The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum
“Asian American & American Society,
Art and Culture Symposium”
New Jersey
 
1996 School of Stained Glass of Guayama
Collaborated, assisted, and studied restoration of stained
Glass cathedral of Ponce – Prof Matiase Arroyo
Guayama, Puerto Rico
 
1996 Metropolitan Museum of Art
Program for Teachers
Spring – Summer
New York
 
1995 Metropolitan Museum of Art
“From Images to Myths and Beliefs”
Prof. Luis Vergara, October – December
New York
 
1995 Metropolitan Museum of Art
Program for Teachers
October – December
New York
 
1994 Pratt Institute School of Art and Design
Metalworking
New York
 
1988-91 Sculpture Degree
National School of Fine Arts “Prilidiano Pueyrredón”
Buenos Aires, Argentine
 
1984 National Museum of Fine Arts / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Lessons on “Etching, its techniques and characteristics”
Prof. Reina Kochashian
 
1984 National Museum of Fine Arts / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Lessons on “Dada y Surrealism” / Prof. Julio Sapollnik
 
1983-87 Fine Arts Degree
National School of Fine Arts “Manuel Belgrano”
Buenos Aires, Argentine
 
1983-87 Ramón Castejón Workshop / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Foundry, direct carving, transference into metal,
Polyester, acrylics, cement and other techniques
 
1983 Vilma Villaverde Workshop / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Ceramics, enamel and glass
 
1982 Patricia Secgrist Workshop / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Ceramics and enamel
 
1982 Teodolina García Cabo Workshop / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Assistant of Workshop, ceramics and enamel
 
1981 Rafael Martín Workshop / Bahía Blanca - Buenos Aires, Argentine
Ceramics and Vision
 
1979 Ofelia Rodríquez Workshop / Bahía Blanca - Buenos Aires, Argentine
Drawing
 
1978 Francisco de Sales College / Viedma - Río Negro, Argentine
Arts & Didactics
 
1977-78 National Education Degree
Superior Institute for Teacher’s Formation No. 25 (transition plan)
Patagones - Buenos Aires, Argentine
 
1972-73 La Rueda Workshop / Viedma - Río Negro, Argentine
Ceramics and enamel
 
1969-77 City Hall Center of the Culture / Viedma - Río Negro, Argentine
Fine Arts, Art History


ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
 
2019 Sala Frey, Municipal Building, San Carlos Bariloche, Argentine
Paintings
 
2016 NYPL, Bloomingdale Library, New York
Drawings & Paintings
 
1990 to 2016 Permanent Solo Exhibition
Río Negro Newspaper, Founded in 1912
Patagonia, Cerviño 4407, Federal Capital, Buenos Aires, Argentine
Sculptures, Drawings, Murals
 
2012-2011-2010-2009 NYPL, New York Public Library, Hamilton Grange Branch, New York
Píctures and Installations , Sculptures and Paintings
 
2011 Comahue National University, Vicerrectory , Funyder
Viedma, Rio Negro, Argentine
Retrospective - Paintings and Sculptures realized between 1980- 1995

The Night of The Museums, Comahue National University,
Vicerrectory , Funyder

Paintings and Sculptures realized between 1980- 1995
Viedma, Rio Negro, Argentine
 
2010-2009 NYPL, New York Public Library, Hamilton Grange Branch, New York
Drawings and Paints
 
2008-2006 Serie Personal Perfomances .Viedma- Argentine, New York
 
2004 Prospect Lefferts Gardens, 201 Ocean Avenue
34th Annual House Garden Tour, Brooklyn, New York
Installation, Sculptures, and Paintings
 
1998 Elizabeth 268 Space, New York
Drawings and Paints
 
1995 Museo de la Cultura Maya, Chetumal, Mexico
Drawings and Paints

Cultural Center of the city of Puerto Varas, Chile
Drawings and Paints

Museo del Fuerte de San Felipe, Bacalar, Mexico
Drawings and Paints

Museo de la Guerra de las Castas, Tihosuco, Mexico
Drawings and Paints

Federal Building, Brooklyn, New York
Drawings and Paints

Soto Galicia Latin American Art, New York
Drawings, Paints and Sculptures
 
1994 Federal Building
Food and Drug Administration
Brooklyn, New York
Drawing and Paints
 
1990-1989 Building of Argentine Press
Newspaper Río Negro in Buenos Aires, Argentine
Drawing and Sculpture
 
1988 “Bernardino Rivadavia” Cultural Hall / La Plata - Buenos Aires, Argentine
Painting and Etching

The Royal Bank of Canada / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Drawing and Sculpture
 
1987 Humahuaca Province Hotel / Jujuy, Argentine
Drawing

Alfredo Fortabat Center / French Alliance
“La Porte Ouverte” Gallery / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Drawing and Sculpture
 
1985 Italian Argentine Cultural Center / Luigi Pirandello
Viedma - Río Negro, Argentine
Mural Painting
 
1984 City Hall Cultural Center / Viedma - Río Negro, Argentine
Sculpture

Dardo Rocha St. / La Plata / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Week of Río Negro in La Plata / Sculpture
 
1983 Dominican Republic Embassy / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Sculpture and Ceramics

“SEGBA” Art Gallery / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Sculpture and Ceramics
 
1982 House of the Province of Río Negro / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Sculpture and Ceramics


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2017 Museo Fueguino de Arte, Rio Grande, Argentine
 
2016 Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, New York
 
2015 Antártida al cuadrado, Ushuaia, Argentine
 
2013 Bloomingdale School Of Music, New York
 
2011 The Galleries At The Interchurch Center, New York
 
2004 New York Historical Society, New York
 
2002 MOMA – Museum of Modern Art ”Life of the City”, New York

Polytechnic University, Wunsch Center Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Morriston Beard School, Morriston, New Jersey
The Woman’s Association of Morriston Memorial Hospital
 
2001 Here is New York, Chicago

The Lowe Gallery at Hudson Guild, Chelsea, New York

Here is New York, New York
 
2000 4 Contemporary Argentinean Artists
Wriston Art Center, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin

The Lowe Gallery at Hudson Guild, Chelsea, New York

Hartley House, New York

4 Contemporary Argentinean Artists – Chacon-Ferrey / Cuello / Fares / Traversa
Linder Gallery, Miller Library – Keystone College, La Plumme, Pennsylvania

Highland Cultural Center, Highland, New York
Drawings and Paintings
 
1999 21ST Annual Benefit Auction, Center for Photography at Woodstock, New York

4 Contemporary Argentinean Artists – Chacon-Ferrey / Cuello / Fares / Traversa
Daura Gallery, Lynchburg College, Virginia
 
1998 Peculiar Works Project, Big Art in Small Places
In association with Charas, Lincoln Center Theater Directors’ Lab,
and Downtown Arts Festival,New York
“Civilization and Barbarism,” Installation by Ana Traversa
Sculptures and Photography

“Abstraction – Figuration”, Queens Borough Community College, New York

Scott Pfaffman Gallery, New York

50 Years of Art - Golden Anniversary of The Joe & Emily Lowe Art Gallery at the
Hudson Guild, New York

Highland Cultural Center, Highland, New York
Drawings and Paintings
 
1997 KUBIAK Gallery, Upper Catskill Community Council of Arts / Oneonta, “Indoor / Outdoor Show”, New York

The Joe & Emily Lowe Art Gallery at the Hudson Guild, New York

Franziska Pia Gallery, Switzerland

Kentler Drawing Space, Brooklyn, New York

Earthworks – Bremer Charles & Martha Farm / Otego, New York
“Memory Series,” Site specific Installation by Ana Traversa
Sculptures and Photography,

Judson Memorial Church / New York
Peculiar Work Projects. “Big Art in Small Places”
“Open Eyes” by Ronaldo Macedo; Work in collaboration
 
1996 Wirtz Gallery / Miami
 
1995 Art Initiatives, Salon 1995 / “Maximum Capacity,” New York

The Joe & Emily Lowe Art Gallery at the Hudson Guild, New York
“Sculpture in Chelsea”

Gallery Camino Real, Cancun, Mexico
 
1994 Union 37 District Council, New York

Brooklyn 11205 Art, New York

The Roger Smith Gallery, New York

The Joe & Emily Lowe Art Gallery at the Hudson Guild, New York
 
1986 Commerce Workers Confederation / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Award to benefit of Frontier Schools / Photography

University of Belgrano Art Gallery / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Art Contest 1986 / Drawing and Photography

Pacific Galleries - Cultural Center / Buenos Aires, Argentine
National Exhibition for Teachers / Drawing

Argentine Artists Association / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Short Size Works Exhibition / Sculpture
 
1985 Retired and Pensioned Association / La Plata - Buenos Aires, Argentine
Etching

El Gyptodon Bookstore / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Etching

Ameghino Foundation / Viedma - Río Negro, Argentine
Sculpture

Pacific Galleries - Cultural Center / Buenos Aires, Argentine
50th Fall Exhibition, Argentine Artists Association, 60th Anniversary / Sculpture

Pacific Galleries - Cultural Center / Buenos Aires, Argentine
I Bi-Annual Exhibition of Domestic Visual Artists / Sculpture

Argentine Artists Association / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Spring Exhibition / Sculpture

A.P.S. Drawing and Painting Exhibition / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Drawing

Fine Arts Exhibition in the House of the Province of Chaco / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Ghivé Foundation Exhibition / Sculpture

Center for Residents from the City of Azul in Buenos Aires, Argentine
Illustrated Poems Contest / Painting
 
1984 Pacific Galleries - Cultural Center / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Sculpture

“Manuel Belgrano” National School of Fine Arts / Permanent exhibition
Buenos Aires, Argentine / Sculpture
 
1983 Amicitia Art Gallery / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Ramón Castejón Sculpture Workshop / Metal works

University Center of Rionegrino / La Plata - Buenos Aires, Argentine
Sculpture
 
1981 City Hall Cultural Center / Viedma - Río Negro, Argentine
Ceramics




JURY EXHIBITIONS

 
1992 Centro Cultural Recoleta / Buenos Aires, Argentine
“Archaic Spaces” installation by Ana Traversa
Sculptures ambientated
 
1990 National Museum of Oriental Art / Capital Federal, Argentine
Sculpture
 
1988 Logosófica Foundation / Capital Federal, Argentine
Sculpture

University CAECE / Capital Federal, Argentine
Drawing
 
1986 Caja Nacional de Ahorro y Seguro / Capital Federal, Argentine
Drawing
 
1985 First Meeting of Artists from Río Negro - El Bolsón, Argentine
Drawing and sculpture

National School of Fine Arts “Manuel Belgrano”
Human Rights Exhibit / Capital Federal, Argentine
Sculpture

Bernardino Rivadavia Cultural Center, La Plata, Argentine
Sculpture and etching

Salón de Arte “Chanel 11” / Capital Federal, Argentine
Drawing

Permanent Exhibit National Schools of Fine Arts “Manuel Belgrano”
Capital Federal, Argentine
Painting
 
1983 IV Exhibition of Fine Arts of the Province of Río Negro
and II Patagonic Exhibition / El Bolsón, Argentine
Drawing

XI City Hall Exhibition of Avellaneda- Buenos Aires, Argentine
Sculpture

II Province exhibition of Fine Arts Alfredo Fortabat
Benito Juarez - Buenos Aires, Argentine
Sculpture
 
1982 III Exhibition of Fine Arts of the Province of Río Negro
and I Patagonic Exhibition / El Bolsón, Argentine
Ceramics

I Province Exhibition of Fine Arts Alfredo Fortabat
Benito Juarez - Buenos Aires, Argentine
Drawing
 
1971 192 Anniversary of the Foundation of the City of Viedma - Río Negro, Argentine
National College Hall / Drawing


AWARDS
 
2019 Solo Exhibition declared of Cultural and Social Interest
Legislature of The Province of Rio Negro, Viedma Argentine
 
2011 Retrospective Exhibition declared of Cultural and Educational Interest
Legislature of The Province of Rio Negro, Viedma Argentine
 
2002 Silver Medal “Arts, Sciences, and Letters”
Société Academique d’ Éducation et d’ Encouragement
Founded 1915 – Couronne par L’a Academie Francaise.
Paris, France
 
1986 Second Award / Photography
Award to Benefit of Frontier Schools
Commerce Workers Confederation / Buenos Aires, Argentine
 
1985 Nomination in Sculpture
I Bi-Annual Exhibition of Domestic Visual Artists
Pacific Galleries - Cultural Center / Buenos Aires, Argentine

First selection in Etching
I Bi-Annual Exhibition of Domestic Visual Artists
Pacific Galleries - Cultural Center / Buenos Aires, Argentine

Special Award / Sculpture
Ghivé Foundation Exhibition / Buenos Aires, Argentine
 
1983 Distinction Award / Drawing
IV Exhibition of Fine Arts of the Province of Río Negro and
II Patagonic Exhibition / El Bolsón, Argentine
 
1971 Third Prize Black and White / Drawing
192 Anniversary of the Foundation of the City of Viedma
National College Hall / Viedma - Rio Negro, Argentine


COMMISSIONS

 
1986 Sculptural Complex “MECENAS WARD 1986”
Cultural Center Recoleta, Auditorium City of Buenos Aires

• MAYO BANK

• NOBLEZA PICARDO

• ARGENTIA FOUNDATION

• ARMENIAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION

• STUDIO ANGEL BATTISTESSA
 
1985 Sculptural Complex “MECENAS AWARDS 1985”
Cultural Center Recoleta, Auditorium City of Buenos Aires

• CITIBANK

• SEVEL ARGENTINA

• SAN TELMO FOUNDATION

• RICHARD WAGNER INSTITUTE

• GREGORIO WEINBERG


PRESENTATIONS – LECTURES
 
2016 Work and Learn About Art with Ana C. Traversa
NYPL, Bloomingdale Library, New York
 
2013 Introduction & Lecture by Ana C. Traversa about her artwork in other countries
Videos Installations, Artwork with other Countries
New York Public Library, New York
 
2011 Paintings and Sculptures from 1980 to 1995 , Lecture about her work
Comahue National University, Vicerectory - Funyder
Viedma, Rio Negro, Argentine
 
2010 - 2009 Lecture by Ana Traversa about recent work-Videos and Installations.
New York Public Library, Hamilton Grange Branch, Harlem, New York
 
2000 Lecture by Ana Traversa “Work in Progress” in collaboration with:
State Island Task Force Women Health Project and Living Room

St Elizabeth Ann’s Health Care and Rehab Center
Symbols, Figures, and Forms used as Elements of Transformation
Staten Island, New York
 
1999 Queens Borough Community College
Lecture by Ana Traversa about her paintings and the works of Other Artist, Queens, New York

Lynchburg College in Virginia
4 Contemporary Argentinean Artists – Workshop
Lynchburg, Virginia
 
1998 Queens Borough Community College
“Abstraction – Figuration”
Presentation of Works from Other Artist
Video Projection - Sculptures-Paints of Ana Traversa
Queens, New York

Staten Island Task Force, Inc. Workshop
“Integration Symbols and Forms of Transformation”
Conference, Video Projection - Sculptures-Paints of Ana Traversa
Presentation of Works and Other Artist
Arthur Kill Correctional, Staten Island, New York
 
1997 Hostos Community College Projection Video - Sculptures-Paints of Ana Traversa
Bronx, New York
 
1996 Seminar Art Class Conference at The Chancellor High School
Projection Slides of Ana Traversa
Fredericksburg, Virginia
 
1987 “Technical implementation, valuation and proceedings with handicapped children” Florida Therapeutic House, Florida
Buenos Aires, Argentine
 
1984 “Technical Procedures with different metals, plastics and ceramics”
First week for the Education through the Arts in Río Negro
Viedma - Río Negro, Argentine

“The means of expression, ceramics, basic principles of sculpture and different mixed media” supporting tasks for Province Teachers in artistic activities with the cooperation of the Technical and Education committee of the government of the Province of Río Negro / Argentine


ARTIST ACTIVITIES - INTERNSHIPS
 
2001/2000 Internship Dieu Donne Papermill
Sept 2000 to March 2001
New York, New York
 
1986 Week for the Education through the Arts
S.A.E.A..R.T. Foundation for the Education through the Arts
I.M.E.P.A. (City Hall Institute for the Education through the Arts)
Gral. San Martín Cultural Center / Buenos Aires, Argentine
 
1985 Support for the Frontier School
School No. 915, San Antonio de Los Cobres
Los Andes Department / Salta, Argentine
 
1984 X Educational Meetings “Parque Chacabuco” / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Ministry of Education and Culture, Artistic Education Department
 
1984 Meeting for the Artistic Education / Buenos Aires, Argentine
Ministry of Education and Culture, Artistic Education Department


VOLUNTEER
 
2005/1998 Association for Puerto Rican Hispanic Culture, Inc.
Museum of the City of New York Free concerts of music
(Volunteer with Peter Bloch), New York
 
2000 St. Elizabeth Ann’s Health Care and Rehabilitation Center
Staten Island, New York
 
2000/1999 Staten Island Task Force, Inc
Living Room Program, Staten Island, N.Y.
Staten Island, New York
 
1998 Staten Island Task Force, Inc
Arthur Kill Correctional
Staten Island, New York
 
1997 Staten Island Task Force, Inc
Living Room Program, Staten Island, N.Y.
Staten Island, New York


TEACHER SPECIALIZATION
 
1999 II and III Level of Reiki Healing
Reiki Master - Sylvane Wong / Staten Island, New York
 
1998 The College of Staten Island, CUNY
Staten Island HIV CARE Network
“Making Healing Your Own” / New York

Seminar “Healing, Living, and Being”
Mitchell May, Ph.D. / New York
 
1997 Columbia University
The Buddhist Council of New York, Lecture Series
“Living Buddhists Masters, The Buddhist Way of Life”
September 1997 to April 1998, New York

Training in the Art of Reiki Healing
Reiki Master - Linda Keiser Mardis / Long Island, New York
 
1996 Bilingual HIV/AIDS Treatment Education Program
The Latino Commission on Aids / Staten Island, New York
 
1991 Crystals as a Bridge for Oneself Knowledge and Harmonization
Licentiate Calil, Argentino-Brasilera Foundation / Buenos Aires, Argentine
 
1986 VI International Bi-Annual on Children and Teenage Art
VI International Meeting of Experts in education through the Arts
Artistic Expression Workshop / Professor Mario Vanegas
Avellaneda - Buenos Aires, Argentine

III Inter-American Congress on Mental Handicapped: “Transition, a Challenge “
Buenos Aires, Argentine
 
1979 “Difficulties and Disorders in the School Learning,
Recovery of the first Level” / Professor Calvo de Suzuky Elizabeth
Education Prince Council, Ministry of Social Affairs of Río Negro
Viedma – Río Negro, Argentine

“Specific Didactics for Handicraft Teachers”
Professor Gustavo Díaz Morón
High School for the Teacher’s Improvement, Aesthetics Department
Francisco de Sales College / Viedma - Río Negro, Argentine
 
1978 “Sketches for an Evaluation and Educational Program Dedicated to
the Disorders in Writing and Reading “ / Professor Jacobo Feldman
Patagones Municipality / Buenos Aires, Argentine
 
1977-78 Superior Teacher Degree
Superior Teacher (transition plan)
Superior Institute for Teacher’s Formation No. 25
Patagones - Buenos Aires, Argentine
 
1976 Professor in Psychotherapy / First Year
Comahue National University
Viedma - Río Negro, Argentine


WORKSHOPS
 
2001 - 2012 FIONS
NEW PHYSICS
RIVERSIDE CHURCH

New York, New York
 
2005 SCHOOL OF SUMI-E
Koho Yamamoto

New York, New York
 
2004 EIKO & KOMA
ST. MARK’S CHURCH

New York, New York
 
2002 JAMES ROSENQUIST
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

New York, New York
 
2001 HEALING CIRCLE
Wealth Center
RIVERSIDE CHURCH

New York, New York
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